Matias joined Black Creek Investment Management in 2006. He has over 17 years of investment experience and spent five years in the operational and consulting fields. Prior to Black Creek, Matias was part of the three-member investment management team at Wirth Associates (now Cumberland Associates Investment Counsel Inc.). He began his investment career in the venture capital industry, funding companies throughout Latin America and the southern United States with BancBoston Capital and Softbank Latin America Ventures. As the Business Unit Manager for the Consumer Products division of America Latina Logistica, Matias built upon his operational experience in the consumer goods and logistic industries, which began at Nestlé and Unilever. He also worked at Accenture as a consultant for clients in the automotive, steel, and beverage industries. Matias received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an Industrial Engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology. He is also a CFA charterholder.